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ABC
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
obama 1 in powerful swing states like virginia, but it was costly in money and mood. >> we may battled fiercely, but only because we love this country so much. >> it was a bitter pill to swallow for a gop that thought it could win the grass roots and game. mitt romney today left his boston hotel without comment choosing to let last night to mark sum up his disappointment. >> i still wish i had been able to fulfill your hopes, but the nation chose another leader. >> the electoral was hired in the popular vote margin. president phoned leaders on the -- on both sides of the aisle talking about how to get past the partisan bickering that has made the last congress one of the least effective in decades. @ fiscal cliff we keep talking about means there is no time to rest. we will explain that further at 6:00. we will also talk about breeze then statements being made by republican -- brazen statements being made by republican party elders. >> thank you so much, scott. stock prices have fallen after the election, closing at the worst level of the year. the dow jones ended at 12,932. co
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
% of president obama in 2008. prince william is seen as an early indicator. >> i would love to think that loudoun county is a slice of america. >> i would like to think that something that we do is based on a lot of good thinking and a lot of prayer. that would be great. >> back to prince william county many are observing something else about this year's elections. >> more than i ever seen. >> there is a lot of enthusiasm here. many of the poll workers here are saying there are senate similar to 2008 levels as well. -- they are seeing at levels 2008 as well. >> in maryland, it might not be the presidential election driving people to the polls. there many important questions on the ballot this year. three of them have sparked controversy, especially in prince george's county. >> it is one of the busier polling places in the county. just yet, but i suspect there will be. what we are hearing from people is that you do not have to twist their arms to get them to vote today. we have seen the signs everywhere. from the moment the polls open, turnout has been strong. caroline's at most locations. -- the
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
there today. colorado, also a tough one for republicans, and it was seen in obama's column. but romney is up three according to a rasmussen paul. and both teams have fought incredibly hard over d six electoral votes. perhaps an indicator that even the smallest trophy cannot be passed up. of course, va. -- it has been 24 hours since we have seen the candidates. don't worry. the president, with bill clinton and musician dave matthews, will be in virginia and monday will cap off his campaign here with a rally at george mason university. >> ok, scott. thank you. we will follow the candidates on their final stop in battleground va., and you can join us on election night for up-to-the-minute results and also on wjla.com. leon? >> the serial attacker in fairfax county has struck again. here is a sketch of the man that is believed to have groped at least nine different women. >> the latest attack occurred just behind me at that very busy bus stop here in springfield. 6 of the attacks have occurred within just a few blocks of where i am standing. tonight, one of the relatives of the latest attempt sp
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
, in my lifetime. >> president obama and narrowly won virginia in 2008 by a mere six percentage points. crowds have gathered here today to galvanize and be sure that does not happen again. suzanne kennedy, abc 7 news. >> mitt romney is not the only candidate fighting in virginia. vice-president joe biden started his warning along side tim kaine in sterling. both campaigns invested heavily this time around. >> voters in battleground virginia will be the first in the area with polls opening at 6:00 a.m. and closing at 7:00 p.m.. let us know if you see anything out there are any problems out there for long lines are machine malfunctions. just click on our website wjla.com or send us an e-mail. >> let's switch to the other big story this week, and that is the weather. >> there are concerns about nor'easter heading for the east coast. >> doug hill is tracking the storm from the weather center. what is the latest to have seen there? >> there is no storm yet. tomorrow at the storm will rapidly intensify and head north toward. we expect a cold night here. welcome back to eastern standard time.
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
say>> two days after reelection, president obama is working with republican leaders to tackle long delayed budget deal. >> compromise is not a dirty word. i am willing to negotiate any time, any issue. >> let's rise above the dysfunction and do the right thing together for our country. >> the u.s. goes under a fiscal cliff meaning massive cuts across the board. we will have much more on what the failed budget deal could mean for our area. >> latinos want to make immigration reform. -- a priority. >> an amazing 50% of registered latino voters voted in tuesday's election. two-thirds of them voting for the president. that is why so many gathered here at the white house to remind the administration of its promises. quex>> the >>chant means obama, make good on your promise. the message is clear for the president. >> this is an opportunity to solve the immigration once and for all. >> veronica is living here and worked tirelessly for the passage of the maryland dream which allows access to college financial aid. she is at the white house with her grandmother and sister >> my sister was b
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm EST
with that terror attack. scott freeman will have more the scandal.ving >> president obama at seeing firsthand the devastation that remains. they met with people still power, and he vowed to with them until the rebuilding is complete. donations have come from all country without are pitching here in. >> president obama was able to helicopter over some of area to see how extensive the destruction was. people continue to roll up their sleeves and find all kinds of different ways to help those victims. these students at the middle school were already hard at , backpacks with toiletries, toys, school supplies, and more still suffering. it was the seventh grader that thed her principal how middle schoolers could help. her cousins fled from the storm. >> she was looking at pictures and started crying. i wanted to do whatever i could help. >> a national nonprofit based in whose founders started the .peration >> our son was watching the in he was really and wanted toad help. >> as these students were helping, president obama met first responders, families, and local officials. >> we are going to be he
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
. an outspoken advocate taking on a new increase of role when her husband took over for the cia. president obama put her in charge of the council of military families to help with finances. >> president obama today praising the general for making the world safer. the number two in the cia will take over for now, but washington insiders are already buzzing about who will permanently replace petraeus as they are under intense scrutiny over their handling of libya. abc-7 news. >> general petraeus is 60 years old, born in new york, married for 37 years and has two children. he served for 37 years before taking the director and we will have much more on the resignation coming up on at 6:00. >> a maryland state police troopers in the hospital after being struck by a car during a police chase. we were over the scene in college part after the alleged a car thief hit the trooper. stephen tschida is live. is the suspect in custody? >> yes. the maryland state trooper tried to spot the suspect but he is to -- but he struck the trooper. is suspect in a stolen car hit a trooper working overtime at a traffic s
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
around 2:45 p.m. 15 students from barack obama elementary were taken to hospital. the truck driver's condition is unknown at this time. >> let's get to the weather. it was a sunny but very chilly day. we have the first check of the forecast. >> it is going to stay cold for a while. we will warmup the next few days are below average. 44 and clear skies outside. this is a few high clouds in that area and a few others. the light wind out of the north. current temperatures 43 degrees. a high of 44.cold temperatures across the region. as we get through the evening we will drop into the lower 40's and overnight, a clear night but cold. 20 to 36. what will it be like through the weekend? will have that for you in a couple of minutes. >> president obama addressed the the petraeus scandal for the first time publicly. the first question asked today at the white house was about petraeus and the affair that ended his career. rebecca cooper has what the president had to say. >> officials have announced that the security clearance for paula broadwell has been revoked. this is his first press con
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
president obama. the president is back on the campaign trail in three battleground states after a three-day break because of superstarorm sandy. he said mitt romney is not the agent of change he claims to be. the president will hold a rally in colorado. >> mitt romney made campaign stops across virginia. he argued that country needs a president that understands. he said he is the candidate who does. we will have more details from the campaign trail of both candidates. >> no information on a high- profile robbery. we will see how police are investigating. >> thewe are live in national. we will take into the red carpet at the cma awards. later at we had a good group of people. good group of employees out there. this was a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no health care. mainly i was thinking t about my family. how am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action i
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